For third consecutive year, emails and attachments sent or received by web mail customers will be scanned in real time by Trend Micro antivirus software
London, UK — April 10, 2006 — Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704, NASDAQ: TMIC), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today announced that its 2004 agreement with MSN has been extended, and Trend Micro will continue providing real-time antivirus scanning and cleaning protection for approximately 230 million Hotmail email accounts.
Through the agreement, Trend Micro provides users of MSN Hotmail with award-winning scanning and detection services that offer automatic protection any time they send and receive email attachments, ensuring a safer Internet experience. Trend Micro’s antivirus technology and services will help protect email messages and attachments in MSN Hotmail by scanning in real-time for viruses, Trojans, worms, and other malicious threats.
“We look forward to supporting Microsoft in its long-standing commitment to better secure Hotmail for customers with our real-time antivirus scanning services,” said Lane Bess, global general manager of consumer products and services, Trend Micro. “As Internet threats remain a top concern amongst users worldwide, Microsoft can rely on Trend Micro—with our proven track record in delivering a scalable antivirus engine and rapid-response service—to continue safeguarding e-mail for MSN’s growing base of Hotmail customers.”
About Trend Micro Incorporated
Trend Micro, Inc. is a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services. The Tokyo-based corporation has business units worldwide. Trend Micro products are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and managed service providers. For additional information and evaluation copies of all Trend Micro products, visit our Web site, www.trendmicro.com.
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